Classical Essentials

An introduction to the best classical music.

Playlist Tracks

3 Gymnopédies: No. 1, Lent et douloureux Khatia Buniatishvili 03:30
Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude Astrig Siranossian 02:29
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 66 Valentina Lisitsa 04:59
Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for Three Violins and Continuo in D Major: Canon (Orchestral Version) Sir Neville Marriner 05:00
Suite bergamasque, L. 75 : Debussy: Suite bergamasque, L. 75 - III. Clair de lune Alice Sara Ott 04:54
Saint-Saëns / Transcr. Vidal: Le carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le cygne Gautier Capuçon 03:28
Chopin: Waltz No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64 No. 2 Maria João Pires 03:19
Schubert: Moments musicaux, Op. 94, D. 780: No. 3 in F Minor Alexandre Tharaud 01:52
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 : Variation No. 18 Andante cantabile Daniil Trifonov, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin 02:54
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato Jacqueline Du Pré, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli 07:58
Bach, JS: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria David Fray 05:12
Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue Benjamin Grosvenor, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, James Judd 14:39
The Well-Tempered Clavier: Book 1, BWV 846-869 : I. Prelude in C Major, BWV 846 Lang Lang 02:19
Meditation : Massenet: Meditation - Méditation from Thaïs Nicola Benedetti, London Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding, Jules Massenet 05:39
Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre, Op. 40, R.171 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Andrew Wan, Kent Nagano, Camille Saint-Saëns 07:22
J. Strauss II: An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314 Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 11:47
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 : Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 - 2. Adagio sostenuto Valentina Lisitsa, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis, Sergei Rachmaninov 10:44
I. Allegro molto moderato Denis Kozhukhin 12:46
Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068 : J.S. Bach: Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068 - II. Air David Bell, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan 06:03
Liebestraum No. 3 in A-Flat Major, S. 541 / 3 Lang Lang 04:53
Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 Sir Simon Rattle 08:57
Act II: Polovtsian Dances - Ulyetay na kril yahk vyetra (Fly away on the wings of the wind) (version Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin 10:42
The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269 "Spring" : Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto No. 1 in E Major, RV 269 "Spring" - I. Allegro Christian Li, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Antonio Vivaldi 03:18
Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte, M. 19 Bertrand Chamayou 05:46
Violin Sonata in A major, FWV 8 : IV. Allegretto poco mosso Joshua Bell, Jeremy Denk 06:04
Khachaturian: Spartacus Suite No. 2: I. Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia London Symphony Orchestra, Aram Il'yich Khachaturian 09:52
Lieder aus Franz Schubert's Schwanengesang, S. 560: No. 7, Ständchen Lise de la Salle 05:57
String Sextet in D Minor, Op. 70, "Souvenir de Florence" : I. Allegro con spirito Jan Vogler 10:26
Rêverie, L. 68 : Debussy: Rêverie, L. 68 - Rêverie Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Claude Debussy 04:17
Schubert: Ave Maria, D. 839 Renée Fleming, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Andreas Delfs 04:18

Similar playlists